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Suppose that a 400 gram copper object (specific heat 0.092 cal/g/degrees Celsius) receives 900 cal. of heat. What is the temperature change? Explain your reasoning.


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    Use the formula

    Q = M C * (delta T), with

    Q (the heat) = 900 cal
    M (the mass) = 400 g
    C (the specific heat) = 0.092 cal/(g*C)

    Solve for the temperature change, delta T in degrees C)

    delta T = Q/(M*C)

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